Jackie MacKay is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. She provides outpatient individual and group counseling for mental health and addiction issues. Areas of specialty include drug/alcohol abuse and dependency; sexual addiction; relapse prevention; trauma and abuse recovery; anxiety; grief work; family of origin issues; codependency; healthy boundaries; and inner child healing.
She combines experiential therapies with a variety of cognitive-behavioral counseling techniques to relieve suffering and facilitate healing; and she is trained in Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT), Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT) and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) for use in trauma resolution. By cultivating clients’ emotional intelligence and challenging their limiting beliefs, she helps them realize more authentic and fulfilling lives. Jackie provides legal and attorney-requested drug/alcohol evaluations and assessments, and coordinates with attorneys, probation officers and the Florida Safety Council.
As an accomplished presenter, she regularly speaks and leads workshops on a variety of mental health topics. She has been with The New Leaf Center since 2007 and has been a co-owner of the practice since 2015. She recently completed a two-year term as President of the Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida (MHCCF) and currently serves the organization as Immediate Past President. She also is a member of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA), the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH), and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP).